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The World Bank will no longer finance upstream oil and gas after 2019, France will ban cell phones in elementary schools, and Europeans develop a solar powered irrigation system with 30% less water consumption

The World Bank has announced it will "no longer finance upstream oil and gas, after

2019"; France has announced a complete ban on cell phones in schools for all students under the age of 15, effective from September 2018; and the EU-funded MASLOWATEN consortium has developed a solar powered irrigation system that can produce a 30% reduction in water consumption.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How the EU-funded MASLOWATEN consortium has developed a solar powered irrigation system that can produce a 30% reduction in water consumption. Read more here

• How France has announced a complete ban on cell phones in schools for all students under the age of 15, effective from September 2018. Read more here

• How France's war on food waste has made it the most food sustainable country. It loses only 1.8 percent of its total food production each year and plans to cut this in half by 2025. Read more here

• How Palau is forcing tourists to sign an eco-pledge to 'tread lightly, act kindly and explore mindfully'. Read more here

• How McDonald's is introducing vegan burgers in Finland and Sweden. Read more here

• How researchers have created the world's first alcoholic beverage made from tofu whey. Read more here

• How the World Bank has announced it will "no longer finance upstream oil and gas, after 2019";. Read more here

 

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